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LSD doesn't just treat mental illness, 'it could actually heal the brain'

We do a strange thing when talking about mental health. Any violent offender who commits a particularly heinous crime faces the possibility of being …

No time to Marie Kondo your home? Here’s the one item in every room to get rid of right now

Waging a war on clutter a la Marie Kondo requires a lot of does-it-spark-joy reflection—and some <i>serious</i> time commitment. If you’re looking for just …

The best abdominal exercises to do at home

Our new Home Workouts series focuses on quick, fuss-free, targeted routines that you can complete at home.<p>Led by personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells, each episode demonstrates moves to target different areas of the body; including exercises for your legs, back and …

A 10-Minute Legs Workout That Will Leave You Sore And Satisfied

If your go-to legs workout just isn't making you feel the burn like it used to, this 10-minute challenge will bring new life to leg day. Developed …

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

What is the Microcosmic Orbit?

Regular practice of the Microcosmic Orbit will bring greater energy, ease and peace throughout the body and mind.<p>There is an ancient Taoist …

How much you need to save every day to 'never have to worry about money' again

If you're hoping to reach millionaire status some day, there's one small move you can make now that will virtually guarantee it: Automatically save …

Personal Finance

Regenerative Medicine at Stark

Regenerative Medicine includes the use of non-surgical injection procedures for the permanent repair of damaged tendons, ligaments, joints and …

Could yoga nidra be the key to wiping out stress and anxiety…for good?

Raise your hand if your favorite part of yoga class is savasana? If that’s the case—and, let’s be honest, it’s true for all of us at some …

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Why Power Women Are Micro-Dosing LSD at Work

It's a different type of career high.<p>Karen Smith has a lot on her mind. The 32-year-old lives in Chicago, where, after working for tech startups abroad for 10 years, she moved last year with her husband to attend a graduate program in data science. On top of her academic studies, Smith works 10 to …

Medicine

Autoimmune Influencers Share 7 Tips To Get You Through A Flare-Up

Suddenly you find yourself in another formidable autoimmune flare-up. You’ve been eating well and following a regime, so you’re confused and …

My 5 go-to dishes when I only had $150 a month to spend on food

Living in New York required me to quickly adapt to several big changes at the same time: the lack of living space, noise, and the subway system that always seems to break down when you can't afford a delay.<p>One of the biggest adjustments I had to make, however, was around money.<p>Naturally, my …

Book Recommendations From A Therapist

I love self-help and self-improvement books.<p>The kids are out of school. I’m preparing for my summer vacation. That means it’s time to compile a …

Happiness

Anxiety of What Other People Think of You

Struggling to keep up with appearances because of anxiety? Deep rooted anxiety that stems from your past can easily ruin your present moment experience. It's what happened to me when I decided to leave my past behind, only to find myself stuck in a whirlwind of emotions that kept dragging me down. …

Educate Your Immune System

IN the last half-century, the prevalence of autoimmune disease — disorders in which the immune system attacks healthy tissue in the body — has increased sharply in the developed world. An estimated one in 13 Americans has one of these often debilitating, generally lifelong conditions. Many, like …

Traveling while gluten free: a survival guide

While eating dessert in Finikas, a tiny town on Syros in Greece, I realized that I might have made a terrible mistake. I didn’t speak Greek but I had presented the restaurant’s owner with a celiac translation card in his native tongue. Through limited English, he assured me that his dessert was …

Gluten-Free

Unmasked: molecular mechanism of rheumatoid arthritis revealed - Scope

In a new study in <i>Science Translational Medicine</i>, Stanford rheumatologist and immunologist Connie Weyand, MD, and her colleagues have figured out what …

Immune System

Alcohol or Drug Use Can Rob Your Body of Nutrients

You might be surprised to learn that many people with substance use disorders suffer from nutrient deficiencies. If you’re one of the millions of …

Serotonin Deficiency Implicated in Rheumatoid Arthritis

<b>Ra symptoms and pathology worse in mice missing enzyme needed for serotonin synthesis, according to report in the American Journal of Pathology.</b><p>For …

The Best Musical Acts To See When You’re High As A Kite

We would never advocate using a drug that’s still completely illegal to use recreationally in the majority of states (except, you know, here and here and here…). However, there are certain situations — especially in the music world — where being a little altered goes a long way.<p>Most live music is …

6 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Inflammation can be good or bad, depending on the situation.On one hand, it’s your body’s natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or …

Compound in green tea found to block rheumatoid arthritis: Findings confirmed in animal model

Findings confirmed in animal model<p>Researchers have identified a potential new approach to combating the joint pain, inflammation and tissue damage …

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Compound in green tea found to block rheumatoid arthritis - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Researchers at Washington State University in Spokane have identified a potential new approach to combating the joint pain, inflammation and tissue …

Biomarkers in rheumatic diseases: how can they facilitate diagnosis and assessment of disease activity?

When researching gluten for the ABC’s Catalyst program, I was struck that around 10% of Australians swear off it. The reasons go beyond the latest trends<p>I don’t think it dawned on me how popular the gluten-free diet had become until I attended Melbourne’s gluten-free expo last month.<p>It was a …

Gluten-Free

Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower

1. Preheat the oven to 400° and lightly grease a small baking sheet with vegetable oil. Set aside.<p>2. Trim the base of the cauliflower to remove any …

Food

Gluten, Candida, Leaky Gut Syndrome, and Autoimmune Diseases

Doctors who know how to heal people understand that disease almost always starts in the gut, and more importantly, they realize the gut has to be …

Wellness